Johnson Controls appoints VP and Managing Director for the Middle East

November 18, 2008 1:48 pm

Johnson Controls is the global leader in the supply of integrated building solutions and services, security systems and fire alarm systems.

Johnson Controls serves the market through its offices in UAE, Qatar, Egypt, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon and Turkey, through its joint venture with Al Salem, a subsidiary of Saudi Bin Laden group in Saudi Arabia and through its wide network of distributors and business partners. Johnson Controls is a preferred supplier for several real estate development companies and district cooling service providers.

In the Middle East, Johnson Controls has supplied its equipment and controls for projects of prestige as the Bahrain Bay Project in Bahrain, the Pearl development in Qatar and the Kingdom tower and Jebel Al Qala in Saudi Arabia.
“Under Magdy’s leadership we will further strengthen our focus on customer satisfaction and attentiveness to customer requirements,” said Allen Martin, Vice President & General Manager NA Systems, Latin America & Middle East. “He brings a deep understanding of the market and respect for the culture. As such, increased customer service combined with superior products and service solutions will differentiate us from our competitors.”

“Magdy has been working in the Middle East for over 28 years and has been with Johnson Controls since 1985. Prior to this position, he successfully served as Managing Director at our joint venture in Saudi Arabia where he established our manufacturing facility and the service operation. He holds a B.Sc degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Masters in Business Administration and has courses in Economics, Accounting and general management to his credit,” added Mr.Martin.

“Johnson Controls redefines the relationship between people and their surroundings and makes buildings in 125 countries more comfortable, productive, safe and energy efficient. The Johnson Controls Building Efficiency business provides solutions for operating buildings effectively and efficiently. Our products and services include HVAC&R equipment and control systems, industrial refrigeration, fire and security systems, and services for commercial, industrial and residential buildings. Our focus is to increase a building’s energy efficiency and operational performance,” concluded Mr. Martin.